The 2018 Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers was held from October 19 to October 20 at the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings, master classes, panel discussions, and individual manuscript consultations with faculty. Participants included poets Kaveh Bassiri and Patricia Smith; fiction writers Rilla Askew, Erin Bow, Sarah MacLean, and Julia White; poet and creative nonfiction writer Jill Bialosky; editor Carl Engle-Laird (Tor); and recent winners of the Nimrod Literary Awards. The cost of the conference was $60, which included lunch. Scholarships were available. The deadline to register for a one-on-one manuscript consultation with an editor was October 13; general registration was first come, first served. Lodging was available at the nearby Hyatt Regency hotel for a discounted rate. Visit the website for more information.
Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers, Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry, 800 South Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104. (918) 631-3080. Eilis O’Neal, Editor in Chief.